Tributes pour in as rapper D-Bando, 34, dies following alleged attack

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Tributes are pouring in for rapper and music producer D-Bando, 34, after he died following an alleged attack.

The 34-year-old, whose real name is Darale Obando, died yesterday, radio station KBXX has reported. The Texas star reportedly died in hospital following an alleged attack that happened last year.

His mum paid tribute to him on Facebook, she said: "Today is one of the hardest days of my life.

"Just lost my son. Darale Obando has transitioned home to be with the Lord. No more pain or suffering."

She said words "couldn't express" her feelings, adding: "Like someone ripped my heart out but God knows my pain and he cares."

She added: "I still thank God for 34 years he loaned to me. Love you Boo forever until we meet again in Heaven."

An additional person also added: "Typing in disbelief!! Please pray for my family and I strength. You protected me from everything (sic)!

"Love you so much this hurt so bad! Darale Obando I love you I’m going to miss you. My brother my mentor.. this pain is so much… but god give us strength."

Another family member, Carlee Jae Landry said: "Please pray for my family lost my big brother. I love you and I'll miss you til we meet again. RIH Boo."

Musicians and producers have also paid tribute to the young star.

Rapper and R&B star K Vocalz, commented: “Thank you for supporting me… I love you, Bro.”

Hip-hop record producer DJ Mr. Rogers told the star to “rest easy.”

Houston artist Just Brittany said: “No Dbando. I’m so heartbroken to hear this news. We been suppose to have worked together. We always had our side talks and you was always in my corner (sic).

“Rest easy D Bando, I’m sorry. Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.”

Clay James, the CEO of the Atlanta label Playas Club Music, said: Solid a** n****. LONG LIVE DBANDO."

His management team has yet to issue a formal statement.

D-Bando was signed to multiple record labels including 1st Class Music Group, CBS Entertainment, and D-Bando Productions.

The rapper's song "See You With Nothing" has more than 300,000 views on YouTube.

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